On the day of his marriage, Ichiro Kure kills the bride, goes insane as a result and loses his memory. In the hospital he becomes the victim of the professors’ ambitions and lives from now on in a world of fear and horrifying visions.
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My first Matsumoto, and clearly the portal to one of the most important discoveries of my adult life. (Where have you been all my life, Toshio?) This transcends on two levels: 1) the level of plotting out and imagining things to film and 2) realizing these extraordinary genius imaginings w/ actual actions and images. Imagine the most insane masterpiece of a postmodern novel. Except don't. This is pure cinema.